Disney Star Adam Hicks Arrested on Suspicion of Multiple Armed Robberies

Actors Adam Hicks, left, and Hutch Dano pose for a portrait Monday, June 22, 2009 in New York. The two star in the new Disney TV show "Zeke and Luther". (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)
(AP Photo/Jeff Christensen

Disney star Adam Hicks was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion that he has committed at least four armed robberies in the San Fernando Valley, California area.

Hicks, who starred in the Disney XD series Zeke and Luther, and his unnamed girlfriend “would go up to people walking in the San Fernando Valley area, stick a gun in their face and demand money, cellphones and other items,” TMZ reports.

Actors Adam Hicks and Bridgit Mendler speak at Disney ABC Television Group’s TCA “Winter Press Tour” Panels at The Langham Hotel on January 10, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

SWAT was reportedly sent to a home where the 25-year-old actor was suspected of being and he was arrested “in connection with a string of armed street robberies that occurred yesterday morning,” Sgt. Derek Green of the Burbank Police Department told The Hollywood Reporter. The alleged victims in at least two of the robberies are in their 70’s.

Actor Adam Hicks attends the 2nd Annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards at Barker Hangar on February 18, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

Hicks most recently appeared in 20 episodes of Hulu’s zombie series Freakish. He’s currently being held on $350,000 bail and is expected to appear in court on Friday.

TMZ reports that the former child star has a criminal history, having been arrested last September for battery.

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